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  1. undecagon

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    Ok. So why did I end up in dallas? Because my father works for AT&T which recently moved their headquarters to dallas. A few friends of ours moved so we came to visit. Dave, new texas and post chicago resident, told us that texans are truely very nice people. And he was f......in right. So here I am, smoking one bowl more than planned because the texans have been kind and offering me free beer, even tho i need to pack. So texans...I hate your accent, but you are a bunch of nice people.

    Sorry for typos, on my phone, relatively drunk and full of vitamin N.

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  2. mluyckx

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    You're welcome

    Even though I'm an import since 1997, I agree with the friendliness statement. Not so much the accent comment. I've heard worse

    "The fact is, squire, the moment a man takes to a pipe, he becomes a philosopher. It's the poor man's friend; it calms the mind, soothes the temper, and makes a man patient under difficulties. It has made more good men, good husbands, kind masters, indulgent fathers, than any other blessed thing on this universal earth."
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  3. locopony

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    Texans are indeed very hospitable folks for the vast majority. It sure makes it nice to live here.

    Posted 7 years ago #
  4. patiobum

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    What accent ???

    Glad you enjoyed your visit !

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    Posted 7 years ago #
  5. bigmike

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    About 10 years ago, I drove out to neighboring Bedford and bought a 1971 Chevelle SS from the Police Chief there. However, I stayed in Dallas and took in some of the sights before I left.

    I wanted to say I never meet a nicer bunch of people than persons I came into contact with while on this excursion.

    While the saying "Everything is bigger in Texas" is alive and well, I can attest the hospitality certainly was while I was there.......

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  6. crpntr1

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    Texans don't have accents, everyone else does.

    The most important things in life are good friends and a good bullpen...not necessarily in that order

    You may all go to hell, I'll go to Texas-Davy Crockett
    Posted 7 years ago #
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    I lived in West Texas, El Paso to be exact in 1984-86. I loved it there and it was a great time in my life! Heck I still have 2 pair of boots from back then, a pair each of Tony Lama and Luchesse!

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    My son just married a Texas Gal..She's a great lady.I really like her.

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  9. crpntr1

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJ5YUKIM1Kc&feature=youtube_gdata_player
    here's ya a Tony lama song to go with them boots Dave. Recorded at Billy bobs too...

    Posted 7 years ago #
  10. hobie1dog

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    It's Hell to drive across.......15 hours or so when I did it several years ago.

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  11. bigvan

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    I was stationed at Goodfellow AFB in San Angelo back in 1989. Great people, great steaks, pretty girls. Everything a young military man could ask for.

    Posted 7 years ago #
  12. kabong30

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    I got to Dallas in '95 from Tucson, AZ at 18 yrs old. The saying goes, "I wasn't born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could." I miss Tucson (especially Eegee's), but it's worked out pretty well. I don't notice the accent anymore, but when I get pissed off my wife says I get it some. My daughter is a little country girl and it is amazingly cute when she says things and it comes out.

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    In August of 2010 myself and a great friend drove east on I-10. I thought we would never get from El Paso to the Woodlands north of Houston. We saw a lot of nothingness and had to listen to CDs. All we could get was Mexican Radio. It was quite the Experience driving from PA to St. Louis and then to Ca. and back. If you ever have the chance it is a great thing to do. We where gone a month and saw many old friends and had a great time. Here is a pic of when we visited an old friend in Gunterville Al., Me, Marco and fuzzy who I traveled with.

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  14. lankfordjl

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    Texas has a welcoming culture. "If a Texan doesn't agree with your ideas, he'll openly and happily tell you why you're wrong and a fool...and then be your best-friend." But really Texas has about 6 different regions, each with its own personality - Panhandle, North, West, Central, East, and South. There are differences in ethnic make-up, environment, weather patterns, food, religion, traditions and festivals, etc. It's truly like a country in itself. And it's big alright, a lot of people in East Texas have never been to the other side of state!

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    I visited Texas once when I was under 25 which meant I couldn't rent a car there, had to take public transportation in Dallas, I feel that may have been what soured my experience a bit, next time I go I'm driving instead of taking the train lol

    Posted 7 years ago #
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    I was born in Galveston Texas

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    Hmm now that you mentioned it lankfordjl, I was born in a suburb of Houston (Pasadena), grew up in Dallas, for the last 18 yrs have lived about an HR east of Dallas, I can't say if I've ever been west of Fort Worth.

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  18. bentmike

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    Spent some time at Lackland AFB in San Antonio for basic training. It was August and pretty enjoyable outside... at 5am. I've got a sister in law in Corpus Cristi but not been down that way yet. Maybe someday.

    Posted 7 years ago #
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    My family's been in Texas since it was Mexico. People who are from Texas are friendly and hospitable by tradition. The word Texas even comes from the word Tejas, which means friends. Although, if things get unfriendly, a Texan is who you want on your team. We're a little bit outlaw, too.

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  20. crpntr1

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    +1 baron

    Posted 7 years ago #

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